The research strengths of this program are represented below. We welcome applications from prospective PhD and MA students wishing to conduct research on or related to the following key areas.
Contemporary French literature (Philip Anderson, Brian Nelson)
Foreign language learning / teaching (including writing in a foreign language, cognitive processes and computer-aided writing environments, collaborative learning and interactions) (Patrick Durel)
French cinema (Philip Anderson)
French history (including 19th and 20th-century urban history, art history and popular culture) (James Cannon)
French social and political theory with particular reference to interpretations of modernity, French politics and society (including the questions of French Republicanism and national identity, Religion and French society, France and European integration) (Natalie Doyle)
Nineteenth Century French Literature (Brian Nelson)
Translation Studies (Brian Nelson, James Cannon)
Please note that LCL academics frequently co-supervise MA and PhD projects located in programs other than their own.
If you intend to work on a project that straddles this and another discipline, we will organize the necessary complement of research expertise to meet your supervision needs.
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